Boat people (disambiguation)

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Boat people most often refers to the Vietnamese refugees, who fled South Vietnam during and after its unsuccessful defense against the North.

Boat people may also refer to:

Other refugees fleeing by boat or ship

Various ethnicities who live largely or principally on boats, particularly in East Asia

  • The Tanka (China) or Dan (Vietnam) people, the main such ethnic group
  • The Hoklo or Hokkien (China), some of whom traditionally lived as similar boat people


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